Masses of bright reddish-purple flower spikes appear on arching branch tips several times in spring and summer, and fade to lavender. Its narrow, dark green leaves have a lemon scent if bruised. Woody seed capsules last for years. Also known as C. c. 'Violaceous'.
Attributes - Callistemon citrinus 'Jeffersii'
Plant Type: Shrub
Bloom Season: Mid Spring through Mid Summer
Flower Color: Purple, Red
Height: 4 ft. to 6 ft.
Width: 6 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun
Climate: Zones 9, 10, 11
Notes: Low Maintenance, Poisonous. Susceptible to Scales.